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Send your cal­en­dar en­tries to edi­tor@av­enu­e­news.com. Low-cost, lo­cal events hap­pen­ing this week. To be in­cluded, your event must be fam­ily friendly, cost less than $25 per per­son and take place in Bal­ti­more County as well as ad­join­ing ar­eas with a 20-minute drive. Please sub­mit the event ti­tle, time and ad­dress to edi­tor@av­enu­e­news.com with Town Crier in the sub­ject line. Once ap­proved by an edi­tor, the event will be listed un­til its com­ple­tion date. It will run in the print edi­tion as space al­lows. You can also sub­mit to a sep­a­rate on­line cal­en­dar at www. av­enu­e­news.com.

Opi­oid Over­dose Re­sponse Train­ing

Septem­ber 6 1-3 p.m. at the Es­sex Se­nior Cen­ter, 600 Dorsey Ave.

Are you or any­one you know con­cerned about them­selves or a loved one over­dos­ing on pre­scrip­tion pain med­i­ca­tion, fen­tanyl, or even heroin? If so, join us for this free Train­ing. Learn what an opi­oid is, how to rec­og­nize, re­spond to and pre­vent an opi­oid over­dose, and how to ad­min­is­ter in­tranasal nalox­one* to re­verse an over­dose. To at­tend this train­ing, please reg­is­ter on­line at www.bal­ti­more­coun­tymd.gov/odresponse or call 410-887-3828. Pr­ereg­is­tra­tion is re­quired and seat­ing is lim­ited!

Tots@10:00

Septem­ber 6

10 a.m. at the Av­enue at White Marsh, 8125 Honeygo Rd.

Tots@10:00 con­tin­ues the first Thurs­day of each month through Oc­to­ber. These fun-filled morn­ings are or­ga­nized for chil­dren 5 and un­der… and the adults they bring with them. Learn about snakes and snails and other rep­tiles with Marshy Point and Holt Park. Plus! Learn how to care for pets and get cud­dly with The Bal­ti­more County An­i­mal Ser­vices Cud­dle Shut­tle.

Ask Bea

Septem­ber 6

10 a.m. at the Vic­tory Villa Se­nior Cen­ter, 403 Com­pass Rd.

A com­mu­nity outreach spe­cial­ist will be avail­able to pro­vide in­for­ma­tion on ser­vices and re­sources to Bal­ti­more County res­i­dents 60 years or older.

Com­puter Know-How

Septem­ber 6 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Rosedale Branch Li­brary, 6105 Ken­wood Ave. Learn ba­sic com­puter skills. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

Throw­back Thurs­day Lunch

Septem­ber 6

12-3 p.m. at the Es­sex Se­nior Cen­ter, 600 Dorsey Ave.

Meal in­cludes: chicken strips, pasta salad, lemon pound cake, and iced tea. Again just $5.

#BeUHere

Septem­ber 7 12:20-1:20 p.m.at CCBC Es­sex, Arts & Hu­man­i­ties Hall (AHUM), Recital Hall, 7201 Rossville Blvd.

Dr. April Tripp, As­so­ci­ate Pro­fes­sor of Well­ness will present a sem­i­nar on “be­ing present.” Most of us pride our­selves on our abil­ity to mul­ti­task. How­ever, the sci­ence is clear that our brains are not built for mul­ti­task­ing. The good news is that there are prac­ti­cal strate­gies, backed by sci­ence, to fight dis­trac­tion. We can change our brains and our be­hav­ior through spe­cific strate­gies and prac­tice. Free! No ticket re­quired.

The Hall Closet Thrift Shop

Septem­ber 8 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at Orems United Methodist Church, 1020 Orems Rd. Lots of items, col­lectibles, adult and chil­dren cloth­ing, toys, books, jew­elry, house­wares and bed­ding. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 410687-9483.

Maker Work­shop for Kids: Na­tional Grand­par­ents Day Gifts

Septem­ber 8

2-3:30 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch Li­brary, 6105 Ken­wood Ave.

Let’s make things to­gether! Join us for a craft­ing cel­e­bra­tion and cre­ate gifts to give in honor of Na­tional Grand­par­ents Day on Septem­ber 9. Sup­plies pro­vided. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

Open Cock­pit Day

Septem­ber 8

9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Glenn L. Martin Mary­land Avi­a­tion Mu­seum at Martin State Air­port, 701 Wilson Point Rd.

See in pi­lot seats of a Tur­bo­men­tor and also board the 1952 Martin 404 pas­sen­ger air­liner as well as view­ing into the open canopies of other air­craft. See in­side of a Top Gun jet fighter plane and a Huey he­li­copter. Also on dis­play is an Er­coupe, Duck and Cloud­ster. Ad­mis­sion is $7 for adults and $5 for chil­dren. The last bus to the air­planes de­parts at 12 p.m.

Mid­dle­sex Clean Up

Septem­ber 8

10 a.m. at Mid­dle­sex Ele­men­tary, 142 Ben­nett Rd.

Please join us to help clean up the trash around Mid­dle­sex! Trash pick­ers and trash bags will be pro­vided.

Pro­fes­sor Mike’s Magic and Sci­ence Show

Septem­ber 8

2-2:40 p.m. at the Es­sex Branch Li­brary, 1110 East­ern Blvd.

Pro­fes­sor Mike in­ves­ti­gates mat­ter, en­ergy and den­sity through magic, jug­gling and com­edy!

Carvin’ and Whit­tlin’

Septem­ber 8

2-3:30 p.m. at the Marshy Point Na­ture Cen­ter, 7130 Marshy Point Rd.

Join our nat­u­ral­ists to carve up some use­ful and dec­o­ra­tive items.

Learn­ing Party: Mak­ing Mu­sic

Septem­ber 8 10-11:30 a.m. at the Rosedale Branch Li­brary, 6105 Ken­wood Ave.

Make learn­ing fun! Ex­plore dif­fer­ent ways to ex­pe­ri­ence the arts with your child through play. Learn fun tips and take home ac­tiv­i­ties to help your child get ready for kin­der­garten. Ideal for chil­dren ages 2 to 4, younger and older sib­lings are wel­come to at­tend. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

Teddy Bear Sleep­over

Septem­ber 8

2-2:45 p.m. at the White Marsh Branch Li­brar y, 8133 Sand­piper Cir­cle.

Bring your next-to-fa­vorite teddy bear or stuffed an­i­mal to story time. Then, leave it overnight. When you pick up your an­i­mal friend the next day be­tween 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., see pic­tures of its sleep­over ad­ven­tures. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

Home­less Care Bags

Septem­ber 9

6-7:30 p.m. at the Mid­dle River As­sem­bly of God, 9620 Bird River Rd.

On this night we will be mak­ing care bags for our home­less. Bring a $5.00 fast food card. Other do­na­tions are wel­come such as gra­nola or ce­real bars, fruit snacks or ap­ple­sauce, tuna kits or beef jerky, socks, hand wipes, chap­sticks, band-aids, and combs.

Visit the Cud­dle Shut­tle

Septem­ber 9

1-3:30 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch Li­brary, 6105 Ken­wood Ave.

Bal­ti­more County An­i­mal Shel­ter’s Cud­dle Shut­tle makes a stop at the Rosedale Branch! Meet adopt­able an­i­mals, learn about its spay and neuter ser­vices and pick up other use­ful in­for­ma­tion.

Pre-K Na­ture Drop-In

Septem­ber 10

11 a.m.- 12 p.m. at the Marshy Point Na­ture Cen­ter, 7130 Marshy Point Rd.

In­tro­duce your lit­tle ones to na­ture’s won­ders while en­joy­ing sto­ries, crafts, games, songs, and out­door ac­tiv­i­ties to­gether. Dress for the weather. Please ar­rive and sign in be­fore start time. This pro­gram is for fam­i­lies. Groups must call the of­fice to sched­ule a trip.

Lawyers in the Li­brary

Septem­ber 10

4-6 p.m. at the Es­sex Branch Li­brary, 1110 East­ern Blvd.

Mary­land Le­gal Aid lawyers are on hand to of­fer free le­gal ad­vice. Please bring all rel­e­vant doc­u­ments. As­sis­tance is of­fered on a first-come, first-served ba­sis.

Small Group Sup­port for Fam­ily Care­givers

Septem­ber 12

1-3 p.m. at the Es­sex Se­nior Cen­ter, 600 Dorsey Ave.

Bal­ti­more County Depart­ment of Ag­ing Care­givers Pro­gram Staff will be in to pro­vide fam­ily care­givers with care­giv­ing re­sources that will best sup­port them­selves and their older rel­a­tives. They will also teach fam­ily care­givers how they can uti­lize se­nior cen­ters that have the Cen­ter Con­nec­tion Pro­gram.

Free Hear­ing Screen­ings

Septem­ber 12

10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the White Marsh Branch Li­brary, 8133 Sand­piper Cir­cle.

Find out how your hear­ing is with a free screen­ing cour­tesy of Ad­vanced Hear­ing Group with Dr. Arifa Gir, Au.D. Con­tact branch to reg­is­ter. Walkins also wel­come.

Alzheimer’s Se­ries: Know the 10 Signs

Septem­ber 12

1 p.m. at the Vic­tory Villa Se­nior Cen­ter, 403 Com­pass Rd.

Learn com­pelling in­for­ma­tion about Alzheimer’s dis­ease. Get an­swers on what to do when you or some­one you know ex­hibit signs of the dis­ease. Reg­is­ter for these free classes by call­ing Ann Marie Riehl at 410-8870235 or email ariehl@bal­ti­more­coun­tymd.gov

Young En­gi­neers Bricks Chal­lenge

Septem­ber 12

5-6:15 p.m. at the Es­sex Branch Li­brary, 1110 East­ern Blvd.

Build a Fer­ris wheel and learn about the sci­ence be­hind it. Great fun for ages 6 to 11. Pre­sented by Young En­gi­neers of East Cen­tral MD. Please visit east­cenmd.e2y­oun­gengi­neers.com/en­rol­ment/ to reg­is­ter.

Con­nec­tFest

Septem­ber 12

11:00 a.m. — 1:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. — 6:30 p.m. at CCBC Es­sex, 7201 Rossville Blvd.

Stu­dents can con­nect with vi­tal re­sources such as Aca­demic Ad­vis­ing, Col­lege and Com­mu­nity Outreach, the Li­brary, the Writ­ing and Lit­er­acy Cen­ter, and the Stu­dent Suc­cess Cen­ter. Rep­re­sen­ta­tives from these de­part­ments will be avail­able to an­swer ques­tions and high­light the many re­sources stu­dents have ac­cess to at the CCBC.

Small Business Coun­sel­ing

Septem­ber 12

10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch Li­brary, 6105 Ken­wood Ave.

Bring your ques­tions to an in­di­vid­ual one-hour ap­point­ment with an ad­viser from the Small Business Re­source Cen­ter. The ad­viser can as­sist with business plan devel­op­ment, mar­ket­ing, loan prepa­ra­tion and mi­nor­ity business en­ter­prise. Ap­point­ment times are 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon or 1 p.m. Con­tact branch to reg­is­ter.

Tell Your Story in 2018!

Septem­ber 13

2 p.m. at the Vic­tory Villa Se­nior Cen­ter, 403 Com­pass Rd.

Join us for this unique se­ries for 2018. Use writ­ing prompts and ex­plore dif­fer­ent me­dias to share your life story- it’s yours to share.

Fiber Arts Work­shop: Shi­bori Dyed Fab­rics

Septem­ber 13 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Es­sex Branch Li­brary, 1110 East­ern Blvd.

Learn the art of shi­bori dye­ing, the Ja­panese tech­nique of fold­ing cloth to cre­ate pat­terns af­ter dye­ing with indigo. Class lim­ited to 12 par­tic­i­pants. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

Wig­gles and Gig­gles Story Time

Septem­ber 13 10:30-11 a.m. at the Rosedale Branch Li­brary, 6105 Ken­wood Ave.

An in­clu­sive story and play time us­ing preschoolage ma­te­ri­als. For chil­dren who are sen­si­tive to large groups, sen­sory over­load or who are ex­pe­ri­enc­ing de­vel­op­men­tal de­lays. We wel­come all chil­dren who will ben­e­fit from op­por­tu­ni­ties for in­ter­ac­tion and move­ment.

Trail Guide Train­ing

Septem­ber 12-14

10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Marshy Point Na­ture Cen­ter, 7130 Marshy Point Rd.

Marshy Point Na­ture Cen­ter and Cromwell Val­ley Park are look­ing for vol­un­teers to help teach about na­ture! Trail guides work with group pro­grams, special events, and an­i­mal care. Train­ing will fa­mil­iar­ize you with pop­u­lar pro­gram and the ecosys­tems of Bal­ti­more County.

In­tro­duc­tory Drone Work­shop

Septem­ber 15

2-3 p.m. at the Es­sex Branch Li­brary, 1110 East­ern Blvd.

Learn about drones and how they are used in a va­ri­ety of fields. Par­tic­i­pants have the chance to fly drones of dif­fer­ent sizes and types with a li­censed Global Air Me­dia in­struc­tor. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

Learn­ing Party: Drama

Septem­ber 15 10-11:30 a.m. at the Rosedale Branch Li­brary, 6105 Ken­wood Ave.

Make learn­ing fun! Ex­plore dif­fer­ent ways to ex­pe­ri­ence the arts with your child through play. Learn fun tips and take home ac­tiv­i­ties to help your child get ready for kin­der­garten. Ideal for chil­dren ages 2 to 4 years old, younger and older sib­lings are wel­come to at­tend. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

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